1905 Virginia gubernatorial election

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Virginia gubernatorial election, 1905

← 1901 November 7, 1905 1909 →
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Nominee Claude A. Swanson Lunsford L. Lewis
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 84,235 45,815
Percentage 64.51 35.09

Governor before election

Andrew Jackson Montague
Democratic

Elected Governor

Claude A. Swanson
Democratic

The 1905 Virginia gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1905 to elect the governor of Virginia.

Results[edit]

Virginia gubernatorial election, 1905[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Claude A. Swanson 84,235 64.51%
Republican Lunsford L. Lewis 45,815 35.09%
Socialist Labor B. D. Downey 453 0.35%
Write-ins 77 0.06%
Total votes 130,580 100.00%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - VA Governor Race - Nov 07, 1905". Retrieved May 1, 2016.